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“Nothing Happens Overnight, But It’s Happening”: ‘Bachelorette’ Stars, Hosts Talk Franchise Changes Ahead of Finale

The latest season of The Bachelorette, starring Katie Thurston, was filmed in the midst of major criticism of the franchise, both of former host Chris Harrison and the ABC hit series’ history of race issues. As most in Bachelor Nation know, Matt James’ historic season as the first Black Bachelor, which kicked off in January […]

‘The Bachelorette’ Star Opens Up About Being a Survivor of Sexual Assault

Katie Thurston opened up about being a survivor of sexual assault on Monday’s episode of The Bachelorette. During a group date focused on honesty with several of her contestants, which was led by former Bachelor star Nick Viall, the star of the 17th cycle of The Bachelorette spoke about a part of her past that […]

“We Want to Be a Part of the Change”: Why Tayshia Adams and Kaitlyn Bristowe Stepped in to Save ‘The Bachelorette’

Tayshia Adams already stepped in once to save The Bachelor franchise. Midway through production on the 2020 season of The Bachelorette, the franchise alum fielded a call from producers to take over the starring role from Claire Crawley, who had unexpectedly exited early after finding love. In the end, Adams’ takeover was a success; she […]

Why Katie Thurston Said Yes to ‘The Bachelorette’ Amid ‘The Bachelor’ Chaos

As Katie Thurston stands at the top of the driveway waiting for the usual parade of contestant limos to greet her, the Bachelorette star nervously takes in a few deep breaths. “I’m going to navigate this on my own, and I just have to kind of go into it hoping for the best and figuring […]